The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


WEB Staff member Elaina Johnson entering Little Woods tea shop on Main Street

Tasty Tea-Day: Little Woods Review

The Ames High WEB staff recently took a trip to Little Woods, a tea shop on Main Street. There, an assortment of tea was sampled and compiled into this review. London Fog - Ellyn  Compared to other...

The Battle for the Best Cinnamon Roll

The Battle for the Best Cinnamon Roll

Elaina Johnson, Reviews Editor November 1, 2022

I tried out 4 recipes for a classic cinnamon roll, all claiming to be the best and here are my findings:  4.  At the bottom was the one hour cinnamon rolls from Kindly Unspoken. First of all, this...

Mr. Ewan, former band director and future photographer.

Mr. Ewan’s Farewell: What’s a Summer?

Sophia Cordoba and Sofia Mamakos May 23, 2022

After 27 years of teaching at Ames High, Mr. Ewan- an icon of the Ames band community- is set to retire. Mr. Ewan’s journey in the band started much like any other student. At Fellows Elementary, he...

Mr. Williams enjoying a  post-retirement activity.

Retirement: Don Williams

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) May 4, 2022

As the calendar year finally rolls to May, sounds of Pomp and Circumstance echo through the halls, and bittersweet tears are soon to roll from the eyes of Ames High graduates, we all prepare for the goodbyes....

David Lee directs the crowd of students on the walkout path.

Ames High Walkout: Iowa WTF?

Sophia Cordoba and Lily Lupardus April 26, 2022

On Friday, April 15th, hundreds of Ames High students walked out of their eighth-period classes to protest a series of bills passed by the Iowa legislature targeting education. The walkout was organized...

Heathers blue spirit brick that she painted in her graduating year of 2002.

Heather Spangler: Where is She Now?

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) April 22, 2022

As my Web career comes to a close, it’s hard not to wonder what I will remember from this class in 20 years. Will it be DJ’s kind-hearted nature, or memories of Leola bullying our innocent, wholesome...

The school board meeting held on March 31st.

Former Principal Nyberg Speaks at School Board Meeting

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2022

On Tuesday, March 22, Ames High's former principal spoke out at a school board meeting regarding her removal from the school last semester and the state of Ames High School. Though public comments are...

Lily Lupardus enjoyed using  Lockwoods typewriter to produce this articles title.

Tasty Tuesday: Lockwood Review

Iced Chai Tea Latte - Sam Keenan I and a few other staff members were the first to arrive at Lockwood. We parked on the side street and walked up and around the conventional and sustainable outdoor...

The Web staff enjoying their caffeinated beverages from North Burgies. (October 2021)


Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) February 18, 2022

It’s 5 AM and my eyes peel open with exhaustion. As high school students, we have all been there. An early wake-up call for a long day ahead. Remains of my unfinished homework lay sprawled across my...

Mirabel and her family captured in a gorgeous scence from Disneys latest production, Encanto.

Encanto: A Colombian Perspective

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2022

Encanto is Disney’s latest animated production, and certainly one of their best movies to date. The movie was released on November 21st, and since then, has received glowing reviews and audience affection....

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